Hello! I'm Jaclyn, an almost 30 year old who is going through some pretty big life changes involving quitting my nursing career after 8 years. Wifey to Andrew, bonus mom of Kat and Ace, and fur momma to Nala and Charlie. When I first set out to make this blog, my intention was not what it is now. It was to reach others, to inspire them, to help them with my words and empower them. While I still want that, my heart has changed. My message is different.
I grew up in a Christian environment. My parents tried their best to teach me about Jesus and His ways and made sure I got a Christian education. But along the way, I became disillusioned with Christianity. I didn’t want to be like the other Christians I saw: legalistic, hypocritical, coming from a place that seemed more like hate than love. I always knew that that’s not how Jesus was, but I couldn’t seem to wrap my soul around it.
I struggled with turning my back on Jesus time and time again. Like the harlot or the prodigal son, I was unfaithful. But He always took me back. His love was humbling, inspiring, and warm. And now, here I am at the beginning of another battle, and my heart feels called back to Him again. I wish I had the faith of a mustard seed, I even wish I had the faith of some people I know, but I do not. I know that the only way to strengthen it is to grow in my relationship with Him.
I am not sure what the point is other than to get out something that’s inside. May you find that you are not alone, that there is hope, and that you are loved in these pages.